Making The Most of Work Experience

Here are some tips on getting the most from your experience:

  1. Think about what you want to gain from the experience. Are there any skills in particular that you want to work on?
  2. Keep a diary of your experience. This will show you how much you are learning and help you decide what you want to achieve next.
  3. Don’t be afraid to ask questions from your colleagues and managers, they will be happy to share their knowledge with you.
  4. Note down specific examples of your work as you go. This will be very useful when it comes to writing application forms and at interviews.
  5. Remember that all work experience is good work experience. Even if you have a part-time job that doesn’t directly relate to your area of study, you will be learning invaluable transferable skills.